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Sessions Orders Prosecutors to Push for Toughest Punishments

We're thankful for your support in every way . The Democrats say Sessions may have violated his pledge to recuse himself from any investigations involving R...


Sessions' predecessor slams sentencing policy

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has directed federal prosecutors to seek the most serious charges possible against suspected offenders, a reversal of Pres...


Prosecutors praise Sessions' policy change

FILE - In this November 20, 2015, file photo, a security vehicle patrols the perimeter of the Federal Correctional Complex in Butner, N.C. Attorney General Jeff...


Ex-Florida congresswoman convicted of taking money meant for charity

Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown could spend the rest of her life in prison after being found guilty of taking money from a charity that was purported to be gi...


The Trump narrative on why he fired James Comey is falling apart

The FBI has been in turmoil. "I can tell you that I hold Director Comey in the absolute highest regard". On Wednesday , White House deputy press secretar...


Change _ good and bad _ comes quickly at the TPC Sawgrass

World number one Dustin Johnson was scrambling from the par-4 opening hole, when his approach hit the flagstick and rolled off the green. From the middle of the...


Comey: FBI investigating possible internal leak to Giuliani

October 28 was the day Comey sent a letter to Congress, which quickly became public, saying that the FBI had "learned of the existence of emails that appear to ...


Cornerback Rodjay Burns announces transfer to Louisville

Both Marshon Lattimore and Gareon Conley were selected in the first round. In his post, Burns said the reason for his transfer is due to his fathers health. A...


Trump calls sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief a 'showboat'

US intelligence agencies concluded in a January report that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an effort to disrupt the election that included hacking int...


UNESCO Approves Resolution Denying Israeli Claims to Jerusalem

One day after the UN's cultural agency passed a resolution disputing Israel's claim to Jerusalem , Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel would cut anot...


I won't give Trump updates on Russian Federation probe — Acting FBI director

Republican Committee Chairman Richard Burr asked McCabe whether he ever heard Comey tell Trump the president was not the subject of investigation. When Mr C...


Acting FBI boss contradicts Trump over Comey

Trump called Comey "outside the realm of normal" and "crazy" and over the next few weeks began saying Comey should be fired, the newspaper reported. "My decisio...


Trump White House actions shake Republicans; chaos follows Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey's sacking

Democrats questioned whether Trump actually fired Comey because of the FBI's ongoing Russian Federation investigation. Legal analyst Bradley Moss, who spe...


How you can help with tornado recovery

NWS Fort Worth have increased the number of tornadoes in their report, a seventh tornado is said to have made a brief touchdown in the southwestern area of Van ...


The American Health Care Act

He pointed to the fact that one-third of US counties have only one health insurance option, while Aetna just announced it would depart the ObamaCare markets e...


Dozens of Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram are released

After he became president, Buhari pledged that his government would do all it could to rescue the girls, including exchanges, said Minister of Information and C...


Modi speaks to new South Korean President

It quotes Moon as saying he's aware of Chinese worries about the system and saying he hopes the two countries would have more understanding on each other's posi...


Tampa Bay is nation's second best area for first-time homebuyers

Despite steadily rising prices, both are relatively affordable compared to the West Coast and Northeast at a time when almost half of all buyers are first-timer...


NCAA lacrosse tournament a sign of more parity

Last year, the Razorbacks were sent to the Stillwater Regional where they defeated the Wichita State Shockers 4-2 in the first round, before falling to the host...


The Exorcist: Season Two; FOX Renews Low-Rated Horror Series

The network has granted the show a second season, according to Entertainment Weekly; themove comes as a surprise, considering that Fox failed to order addit...


Official Alton Sterling decision to be announced

Landry said he had taken action "to ensure this matter is investigated by the agency with the most expertise in officer-involved shootings". Following the new...


Acting FBI chief pledges no interference will be tolerated in Russia investigation

Trump didn't make his final decision until receiving a letter on Tuesday from Mr. Rosenstein that was deeply critical of Mr. Comey. They suggested the presid...


Chaffetz Asks Justice Department IG to Investigate Comey Firing

You know that; I know that; everybody knows that. Trump, for his part, told aides ahead of Comey's dismissal that there was "something wrong with" the then-FB...


Tornadoes, storms kill 11 in US South

Governor Greg Abbott declared a state of emergency Monday for the counties of Henderson, Van Zandt and Rains. Rainstorms began Friday around the state, bringi...


North Korea sends protest to US Congress over sanctions

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Tensions in the region have intensified as Western powers continue to threaten North Korea for developing defensive nuclear a...


Mormon church to cut ties to Boy Scouts teen programs

And the Utah-based church will continue to partner with the Cub Scout and Boy Scout programs for boys and young men ages 8 through 13. The Varsity and Vent...


3 dead including sheriff's deputy, Arkansas police say

Authorities say the suspect was holed up in the home before he surrendered. Bowden released the hostage about 30 minutes before he gave himself up to law enfo...


Backed Syria fighters clear ISIL mines from Tabqa town and dam

The SDF, a multi-ethnic group which includes Kurdish fighters and Syrian Arab Coalition (SAC) fighters, had been battling Islamic State for weeks in Tabqa, ab...


Arizona police: Woman allegedly switched flour for formula

Fry's 7050 East 22nd St. Police listed two Fry's grocery stores and two Wal-Mart stores, all on Tucson's eastside, that are linked to the incident. From TPD...


Comey Fired as FBI Stepped Up Russia Probe

Comey's abrupt firing sent shock waves through Washington and beyond, with some Democrats and other critics calling the move "Nixonian" and an attempt to inte...


US, EU in urgent talks on expanding laptop ban on flights

The discussion is expected to include the possible expansion of the number of airports where passengers will not be allowed to carry electronic devices bigger t...


New Texas Senate bill could ban transgender students from high school athletics

The Senate's version of the bill includes numerous same changes that could help certain disadvantaged student groups as well as small, rural schools strugglin...


'Call It By Name': Pence Says ISIS Guilty of 'Genocide' Against Christians

Graham then took things a step further, appearing to connect the murder of Christians overseas to the domestic debate over whether religious businesses should b...


Kyle Busch heads to Kansas with new sense of optimism

Kevin Harvick is the latest victor at Kansas but is still yet to reach Victory Lane in the first 10 races of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series . Some ...


Six things to watch as Senate takes up GOP health care bill

The measure would replace federal subsidies for lower-income insurance buyers with tax credits geared to consumers' ages. The AHCA also reduces Medicaid payme...